Here are 3 tips to “Ready, Set, Go” your holiday season: Kohl’s, Macy’s, and JCPenney’s will all be open on Thanksgiving – all to lure us in for the spendiest season of the year. The average family spends $786 dollars and every store is in a race for those dollars NOW!
1. Ready – we know, we know “make a list and check it twice” – but how do you make your list have impact and meaning? You INDIVIDUALIZE it!
I was sitting down with a friend the other day who is in a very committed relationship. He was crying in his beer – literally. His girlfriend, who he loves to death, is bleeding him dry. She is not a gold digger, in any way, she just loves to spend and he is trying to keep up with all of the trips to the store.
Here are 3 ways to let your significant other that YOU can’t afford them:
Very seldom do I just do a shout out for men, but I decided this was the week!
Last week I heard about a guy who had himself kidnapped so he could go out
Everyone has been in a relationship where we really don’t know if he is that into it. Isn’t it horrible when you don’t know where you stand and you ask yourself, “How do I really know if he/she is into me? I am so frustrated confused and sick of wondering.”
Money is a great way to figure it out, an indicator of sorts. Because money impacts all of our lives, everyday, you can watch for tell-tail signs where your relationship stands by watching how money is being used.
I was in the airport thumbing through People magazine and came across an article about Katie Couric. I have always admired her because she has had to raise two girls after her husband died of Cancer. Being a cancer survivor myself, I am often drawn to cancer stories.
In the article she talked about what she admired about her new man, (she recently got engaged)
We love what Jeff Goins is doing in his “Slow Down” challenge. He is encouraging people to stop, smell the roses, and go deeper in their relationships. We completely agree. And we would like to add our Money Couple two cents:
Stop. Slow down. Think about – don’t just react – to your honey’s Money Personalities.
You will not believe this…my dad redeemed a 30 year old ticket at Disneyland when he took my nephew last month. I could not believe it when I heard it – I thought, “This is taking your Security Seeker Money Personality to a WHOLE new level.” Here is what happened…
We’ve heard that calls from adult children are about as frequent as a solar eclipse. So when our friend, Brenda, saw her daughter’s name pop up on her phone she was thrilled.
Brenda: “Hey, Steph!”
Steph: “Hi, mom.”
Brenda: “How’s it going?”
Steph: “Not so great. Apparently you need to come sign this loan too.”
Scott and I just got back from the beautiful wedding of Scott’s college friend, Keith. It was gorgeous event and everyone there had so much fun!
The rehearsal dinner, the toasts, and the wedding ceremony all reflected the bride and groom’s tremendous love for each other. But all those events also seemed to have an additional theme – Keith’s love of adventure.
At each new venue someone else was telling a “crazy Keith” story. One of the groomsman told a story about a guy’s weekend with Keith years ago. At the time all of the men except Keith were married and really just wanted some down time, but noooo, Keith drug them canoeing, hiking, and from